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Child Care NZ may seem like an odd name for a website.

However, the term child care nz  is probably the term you searched for in Google to find information on child care in New Zealand.

It is many years now since I have had anything to do with child care but I have recently been helping my niece to find a child care center for her young daughter. There have been quite a few changes in that time and I thought I would do a website on the factors which are important when parents are looking for daycare for their precious young ones.

There are a number of reasons why parents choose to put their children into a child care center, the most common one being that both parents need to work to provide not only the necessities in life but hopefully also a better quality of life for their family.

The first decision to be made is whether you should chose home based childcare or take your child to a quality child care center in your local area.

These days there are many good family child care nz facilities which are based in the home of the caregiver and should you chose this path you must ensure that you do a background check on the caregiver. Child safety is obviously another big factor and when you go to inspect the care center do not be embarrassed to have a good look around and ask as many questions as you wish. Home based child care is often a great choice for those who require special needs care as the ratio of caregivers to children is generally much lower.

Child Safety Is Paramount in New Zealand Child Care Centers

Child Care NZ outside of the home

The majority of parents usually chose to take their child to a daycare center or kindergarten. National child care franchises can be a good place to start as they generally have a good business model, although there are many quality child care centers which are privately owned smaller centers. As previously stated in regard to home based childcare, it is also important to do a background check on any care center you are considering. Child safety is paramount and we are fortunate in New Zealand to have stringent guidelines which the child care centers must adhere to.

Anybody making child care their chosen profession is generally a family oriented person who genuinely loves children. They have probably made great babysitters in their early years and maybe gone on to be nannies at some stage in their career. They are special people and we are fortunate to have them in our child care nz resource.

  • Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:18:51 +0000: In-home childcare with qualified nanny/mother :) - childcare jobs in New Zealand - Careerjet
    Waitakere - , crafts, baking, messy play etc. Childcare subsidy available and 20 free ECE hours. Thanks!...
  • Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:18:51 +0000: Learn A Lot Childcare - childcare jobs in New Zealand - Careerjet
    Rototuna, Waikato - Hamilton - Learn A Lot Childcare (14 Apr 2014) We seek a fun, passionate, qualified ECE teacher for our privately owned centre in Rototuna, Hamilton...
  • Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:18:51 +0000: Nanny/babysitting or childcare - childcare jobs in New Zealand - Careerjet
    Auckland - I am a 50 yr old married woman, mother of 4 adult children, and currently working in the Mental Health Sector, working alongside of people, supporting them to have full, independent lives, I have been working in this field for the past 11 years. I am ready for a new challenge, I...
  • Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:18:51 +0000: Home-based educator and childcare provider - childcare jobs in New Zealand - Careerjet
    Wellington - Hi, I'm a licensed home-based educator and childcare provider, with a valid first-aid certificate. I'm based in Northland, Wellington....I love working with kids. In addition to week days, childcare also available during weekends and holidays. Can also provide after school care....
  • Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:18:51 +0000: Acorn Kids Childcare, Tauranga - childcare jobs in New Zealand - Careerjet
    Tauranga, Bay of Plenty - Acorn Kids Childcare, Tauranga (05 May 2014) Part-time ECE teacher in-training to work specifically in the babies area. Whether...

We will be exploring the many facets of child care in our future articles and hope that Child Care NZ will prove to be useful to you.